Election officials fear midterms 'violence and disruption,' signals Soros-backed Michigan SecState

Conservative election lawyer J. Christian Adams calls Jocelyn Benson an architect of "Zuckerbucks" — the hundreds of millions of dollars poured into public election offices in Democratic bastions in 2020 by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Updated: September 5, 2022 - 4:05pm

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Michigan Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said on Sunday that officials nationwide are concerned about "violence and disruption" for the midterm elections.

"Violence and disruption on Election Day, first and foremost, and in the days surrounding the election," the George Soros-backed state elections chief told CBS' "Face the Nation," according to The Hill.

"Secondly, there's a concern about the ongoing spread of misinformation, which, of course fuels the potential for additional threats, harassment and even violence on Election Day," said Benson.

Officials have been working around the clock to "protect the integrity of the election process," Benson said, going on to say that "democracy prevailed in 2020" during the presidential election and as of now, there have not been any attempts to disrupt polling places for the upcoming midterms.

In a recent interview on the "Just the News, Not the Noise" television show, election lawyer J.Christian Adams described Benson as an architect of "Zuckerbucks" — the hundreds of millions of dollars in targeted, private funding poured into public election administration offices in Democratic bastions in 2020 by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

"She's actually one of the architects of Zuckerbucks," said Adams, who served in the Voting Rights Section at the U.S. Department of Justice. "She was one of the ones who sat down with Vanita Gupta, of one of the far left civil rights groups and now associate attorney general — number three at the DOJ. Vanita Gupta and Jocelyn Benson and others were the ones who cooked this whole thing up with Zuckerberg and his wife. 

"So she was there at the beginning. Look, they come up with devious and diabolical ways to put the thumb on the scales. And she's one of the architects."

Benson was asked about a police investigation in Michigan regarding a stolen voting machine that was sold on eBay, which has raised concerns about election integrity in the state. That machine, called a "voter assist terminal," didn't "tabulate votes," as some suspected, but instead helped voters mark their ballots, she explained during the interview. 

"It's important to note that that's happening in this era of misinformation, where people are quick to seize on the potential for machines to be somehow insecure, and our work in Michigan is to ensure that any machine that is illegally accessed or even attempted to be illegally accessed is decommissioned and we only have secure machines in play on Election Day," Benson concluded. 

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